The Ticker: Skype Hack; Code Conference; Hard News, Hard Sell; Journalism’s Surrender; LaBeouf Apology

CNET: Hackers Taunt Skype: ‘Stop Spying on People!’

Re/code: Code Conference Coming in May (Entry Fee $6500)

AdAge: Why Is Hard News a Hard Sell for Advertisers?

Andrew Sullivan: Journalism’s ‘Surrender’ to PR and Advertising

Variety: Shia LaBeouf Apologizes to Daniel Clowes with Skywriting